On February 16, 2019 around 7:00 PM, members from the Queen Anne’s County Office of the Sheriff responded to the Exxon store located at 100 Dominion Road in Chester for a reported wanted subject. While in the area, an unoccupied suspicious vehicle was located in the rear parked at that address.  Marked units left the
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On April 12, 2019, after a contested trial in the Circuit Court, a jury found Timothy Aaron Covington (55 Village Circle in Denton) guilty of Resisting Arrest. The finding stems from an incident that occurred on September 6, 2018 in the Queen Anne’s County District Court Multi Complex Building.  On that date, Mr. Covington was
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State’s Attorney Lance Richardson has added a new Assistant State’s Attorney to his team of prosecutors.  Michael Cogan, who is a retired Assistant State’s Attorney from Anne Arundel County, brings in excess of 25 years of prosecution experience along with him. Cogan is a resident of Queen Anne’s County and officially began his duties in
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On July 9, 2019 Jody R. Whittington, 52 of Stevensville, Maryland was sentenced to eighteen (18) years in the Division of Corrections for the distribution and possession of child pornography. Deputy State’s Attorney Michael “Mick” Cuches prosecuted the case. The charges stem from December, 2018 when TFC Zachary Sarver of the Maryland State Police, Criminal
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Nicole Bell, 27 of Grasonville, was convicted after a court trial on June 14th of theft from the Girl Scouts Troop 320 in the District Court of Maryland for Queen Anne’s County.  Deputy State’s Attorney Michael “Mick” Cuches prosecuted the case on behalf of the State. The charges stem from February 15, 2019 when Ms.
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Howard Oglesby, 59 of Decatur, Georgia, was sentenced to twenty years in prison on June 4, 2019 by the Honorable Thomas G. Ross in the Circuit Court for Queen Anne’s County after being convicted of possession with the intent to distribute cocaine and possession of a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking
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A Queen Anne’s County jury convicted Kirk Ralph Fonseca, 33 of Chestertown, Maryland on March 11, 2019 of illegal possession of a firearm after being convicted of a felony, as well as illegal possession of ammunition as a felon. Assistant State’s Attorney Leigh Dillon prosecuted the case on behalf of the State’s Attorney’s Office.  The charges
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On February 21, 2019 James Robert Hurlock of Crumpton, Maryland was sentencted to 18 months of incarceration, which was suspended, and also ordered to pay a $1,500 fine as a result of an Alford Plea to Violation of the Maryland Wiretap Laws on January 4, 2019 before The Honorable Thomas Ross in the Queen Anne’s
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The Circuit Court for Queen Anne’s County convicted Melissa Brown, 43 of Seaford, Delaware, of Distribution of Oxycodone on February 26, 2019. The case was prosecuted by Michael “Mick” Cuches, Deputy State’s Attorney. On July 13, 2018 at approximately 2:00 am, Trooper Justin Daigle of the Maryland State Police was on routine patrol traveling south
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On January 30, 2019, the Honorable Thomas G. Ross of the Queen Anne’s County Circuit Court sentenced Jack Allen Thomas to one year and one day to serve in the Department of Corrections in Case No. C-17-CR-18-000576. This conviction triggered a violation of probation in Case Nos. 17-K-10-007499 and 17-K-10-007501 in which the balance of
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